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Author Malan, David H. (David Huntingford)

Title Psychodynamics, training, and outcome in brief psychotherapy / David Malan and Ferruccio Osimo ; editorial work by David Malan ; follow-up interviews by Ferruccio Osimo
Published Oxford ; Boston : Butterworth-Heinemann, 1992
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Description 1 online resource (xiii, 336 pages) : illustrations
Contents Cover image; Title page; Table of Contents; Copyright; What this book is about; Acknowledgments; Chapter 1: Beginning at the end; Publisher Summary; Chapter 2: The present study: background, aims, methods; Publisher Summary; Chapter 3: Measuring outcome; Publisher Summary; The Sculptress with Nightmares; Chapter 4: Overview of the present study and its results; Publisher Summary; Chapter 5: The therapists; Publisher Summary; Comment; Chapter 6: Therapeutic technique and the two therapeutic triangles; Publisher Summary
Chapter 12: False solutions: I General II Two patients with relatively adaptive false solutionsPublisher Summary; The Rebellious Script Writer; The Concert-goer in an Acute Panic; Chapter 13: False solutions: III Three patients with less adaptive false solutions: IV General discussion; Publisher Summary; The Hypomanic Advertising Executive; The Secretary in a State of Nirvana; The Self-driving Physicist; General discussion of false solutions; Chapter 14: Two women patients who showed limited improvements; Publisher Summary; The Allergic Receptionist; Mother, or Teenage Daughter?
Chapter 15: Patients who showed minimal improvementsPublisher Summary; The Acting-out Accounts Clerk; The Actress with Elocution Problems; The Miner's Daughter; Chapter 16: Patients who showed no improvement; Publisher Summary; The Anorexic Museum Assistant; Chapter 17: Discussion of the five patients who showed minimal or no improvement; Publisher Summary; Chapter 18: Patients who were worse: I Three patients who were wrongly diagnosed at initial assessment; Publisher Summary; The Girl with Eye Problems; The Borderline Graduate Clerk; The Robot Man
Chapter 19: Patients who were worse: II A patient who ought to have given a favourable outcomePublisher Summary; The Victimised Telephonist; Chapter 20: A calculated risk ending in catastrophe; Publisher Summary; The Acutely Suicidal Receptionist; Chapter 21: The five patients who were worse: discussion; Publisher Summary; Chapter 22: Types of change: general; Publisher Summary; Introduction; Overview; Discussion of Table 22.1; Chapter 23: Emotional freeing; Publisher Summary; Chapter 24: Resolution of maladaptive behaviour patterns; Publisher Summary; Chapter 25: The ability to 'be oneself'
Chapter 7: The conservative and radical techniques: two patients with favourable outcomePublisher Summary; The Pacifist Conductor; The Sculptress with Nightmares; Discussion; Chapter 8: Two further patients with favourable outcome; Publisher Summary; The Nurse Mourning her Fiancé; The Librarian who Sought Suffering; Chapter 9: Two male patients with Oedipal problems; Publisher Summary; The Car Battery Man; The Betrayed Son; Chapter 10: A woman patient with Oedipal problems; Publisher Summary; The Girl and the Mountain Tarn; Chapter 11: The seven 'best' cases, discussion; Publisher Summary
Summary Psychodynamics, Training, and Outcome in Brief Psychotherapy provides information pertinent to the fundamental aspects of dynamic psychotherapy. This book discusses the selection criteria, the principles of therapeutic methods, and the factors leading to therapeutic effects in psychotherapy
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (page 327) and index
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Subject Brief psychotherapy -- Case studies.
Brief psychotherapy -- Evaluation -- Case studies.
Outcome assessment (Medical care)
Psychotherapy patients -- Longitudinal studies.
Outcome Assessment (Health Care)
Psychotherapy, Brief.
Genre/Form Case Reports.
Case studies.
Longitudinal studies.
Case studies.
Form Electronic book
Author Osimo, Ferruccio.
ISBN 1483193853 (electronic bk.)
9781483193854 (electronic bk.)